Samsung is finally updating its terrible emoji

Samsung has had a bad rap when it comes to emoji. Aesthetically speaking, they’re pretty fug, and worse, the yellow globs often don’t correspond with emoji on other platforms. So sometimes you’d be sending what you thought was a shocked face, but would really show up as a hungry face instead. It’s a common issue between platforms like Android, iOS, Microsoft, and so on, but the difference is much more distinct with Samsung.

However, that’s set to change now that the company is rolling out Android Oreo to its phones. The updated emoji library (from Samsung Experience 8.5 to Samsung Experience 9.0) now has emoji that are more in line with other operating systems emoji sets:

Image: Emojipedia

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